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Our world in photos: August 3

August 3, 2023 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
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COLORADO – “May I have this dance?” Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Brent Suter, left, tags out San Diego Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. as he tries to advance from third to home during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023, in Denver.
Photo: David Zalubowski/AP


AUSTRALIA – If we could only have more soccer and less war: Morocco’s Nesryne El Chad, center, celebrates with fans after the Women’s World Cup Group H soccer match between Morocco and Colombia in Perth, Australia, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023.
Photo: Gary Day/AP


NEW YORK – Striking airborne contrast: A jetliner flying from JFK is silhouetted against the moon, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023, in New York.
Photo: Bebeto Matthews/AP


AUSTRALIA – Piling on for joy: Panama’s players celebrate after Marta Cox scored their side’s first goal during the Women’s World Cup Group F soccer match between France and Panama at the Sydney Football Stadium in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023.
Photo: Mark Baker/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

PORTUGAL – Surrounded by security and adoration: A nun reached out to kiss the hand of Pope Francis as he left the Jeronimos Monastery after Vespers in Lisbon, Wednesday.
Photo: Armando Franca/AP


PERU – Abuse of our Mother Sea happens everywhere: Garbage littered the shore of Los Delfines beach, in the Ventanilla district of Callao, Wednesday.
Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. – Anticipating crowds, awaiting court date: Workers put up barricades and secure the area outside the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, Wednesday. Former President Donald Trump is due in court on Thursday, the first step in a legal process that will play out in a courthouse between the White House he once controlled and the Capitol his supporters stormed.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


WASHINGTON D.C. – False alarm on reports of shooter: Government staffers walked out of the Russell Senate Office Building, Wednesday. Local authorities issued a shelter-in-place order and began searching the Senate office buildings near the Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, amid reports of an active shooter. It was later declared a false alarm.
Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP


INDIANA – The raised arm, the serious mien, it’s a candidate: Republican presidential candidate and former Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a stop at the Indiana State Fair, Wednesday.
Photo: Darron Cummings/AP


ILLINOIS – Collision with the shrubbery: A well-hit ball that drove in a run and took the batter to second base, also drove Cincinnati Reds center fielder Stuart Fairchild into the outfield shrubbery. Chicago Cubs’ Christopher Morel was credited with an RBI double during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday. The Cubs won 16-6.
Photo: Paul Beaty/AP


UKRAINE – Daily life in continuing war: Natalie Zaichenko, tends to the grave of her son, a Ukrainian soldier who was killed in the war against Russia, in Kyiv, Thursday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


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